Ahmet Aslan

Ahmet Aslan

Fri 11 Oct 2024 20:15 - 22:00
Fri 11 Oct 2024
20:15 - 22:00
  • Fri 11 Oct 2024
    20:15 - 22:00
    Excl. drankje
    Grote Zaal


Ahmet Aslan vocals, Di-Tar, guitar

Poignant singing and exceptional string playing by Turkish maestro

Turkish musician Ahmet Aslan creates a soundscape of timeless beauty, in which you can completely immerse yourself. He achieves this partly through his voice, which sounds robust and warm, but can also reach gripping heights. He also shines on his very own string instrument, the Di-Tar, a cross between a classical guitar, a flamenco guitar, and a bağlama (string instrument). 

Ahmet Aslan is a passionate advocate for the culture of the Zaza people, an ethnic group living in the border region between Iran and Turkey. He is loved throughout Turkey, however, especially since his music was used in the popular TV crime series Eşkiya Dünyaya Hükümdar Olmaz (Ruler of the Underworld). His success has a ‘dash of Dutch’: he developed the Di-Tar when he was studying World Music at Codarts in Rotterdam.